The Write Stuff

Tuesday 22nd of October
11am – 4pm

Discover how people from different times and places wrote messages or record numbers. Decipher ancient languages and make your own secret message to take home.

Could You Make it as an Anglo-Saxon?

Wednesday 23rd of October 11am – 4pm
Thursday 24th of October
11am – 4pm

Challenges and makes inspired by the museum’s Anglo-Saxon collection.

Summer at the Museums: Climate Change Challenge

Date: Thursday 29th of August

Time: 12:30pm – 4pm

Ages: 5+

Summer at the Museums: Arty Antlers

Date: Thursday 22nd of August

Time: 12:30pm – 4pm

Ages: 5+

Summer at the Museums: Corals and Kiribati

Date: Thursday 15th of August

Time: 12:30pm – 4pm

Ages: 5+

Erub Arts Teachers and Artists Workshop: ‘Ghost Nets’

Date: Sunday, 16th of June
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Where: Babington Room, MAA

This workshop is for teachers or artists looking to lead a long-term recycled art project in their schools or studios.

Erub Arts Family Workshops: ‘Ghost Nets’

Date: Sunday, 16th of June
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Where: MAA Gallery
Free, drop-in activity

Make a fish scale from ‘ghost nets’ (abandoned or lost fishing nets).

Pacific Late

Thursday 7th of March
7pm – 9:30pm

Join the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology for a celebration of all things Pacific.

EXPLORADORES EN EL MUSEO

Saturday 16th February
2pm-4pm
Organised by the Cambridge Spanish Centre.

Explorer teachers will lead a two-hours of fun Spanish workshop in the museum.

Twilight at the Museums: MAA’s Magical Musical Tour

Wednesday 20th of February
4:30pm – 7:30pm

The lights are off, but the music is on!

Pacific Drumming Family Workshop

FREE Family Workshop

Wednesday 20th of February

1pm – 2pm

Beats of Polynesia are coming to MAA for a family workshop!

Britten Sinfonia Academy Musical Museum Trail

Sunday 31st of March

Join us for a family-friendly musical tour across the Fitzwilliam Museum,
Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
and Museum of Zoology.

#ThanksToYou MAA Highlights Tour

Play the Lottery? Enjoy a free tour on us. 

Wednesday 5 December (1.30 – 2pm)
Saturday 8 December (2 – 2.30pm)

FREE

Summer Drop In: Pacific Weaving

Wednesday 1st of August

10:30am – 12:30pm 

Be inspired by MAA’s collection of woven objects from the Pacific and weave your own fish or bag to take home.

Summer Drop In: Arty Antlers

Tuesday 31st of July, 10:30am – 12:30pm 
Tuesday 21st of August, 10:30am – 12:30pm

Discover the mysterious antler headdresses of prehistoric Star Carr in Yorkshire and make your own headdress to take away.

Summer Drop In: All at Sea

Thursday 30th of August

1pm – 4pm

Learn how people from across the world have navigated the oceans with help from the Whipple Museum.

Tour for blind and partially sighted adults: Exploring the Pacific

Wednesday 25th of July

2pm – 3:30pm

Free

A chance to discover the new Pacific displays at the Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology through audio description and object handling.

take-hold

Until 17 June 2018

Free

Available from the Front Desk

Exploradores en el Museo

Exploradores en el Museo:
Be a Spanish Explorer in the Museum

Saturday 14th April

2pm-4pm

Arts and Minds

Free art workshops
Every Tuesday
1pm – 3pm 

Arts and Minds offers free art workshops at MAA for those experiencing depression, stress or anxiety.

Climate Hack Showcase

Sunday 21st of January

2pm – 4pm

For one day only – see exciting new prototypes across four museums!

Twilight at the Museums

Tuesday 13th of February

4:30pm – 7:30pm

A-MAA-zing Technicolour Objects

Key Stage 1

The following taught sessions are offered for KS1 students: Extreme Environments (90 minutes) How have people adapted to extreme environments such as deserts, jungles or polar regions? How do these environments impact their way of life and culture? These are

Key Stage 5

The following taught session is offered for KS5 students: Anthropology, Archaeology and Identity (90 minutes) This discussion based session examines the relationship between museums and people, as well as current issues with collection, curation and repatriation. Students will learn how

Key Stage 4

The following taught sessions are offered for KS4 students: Museum of Me (60 minutes) What is the role of Museum’s in society? How should Museums use objects to represent other cultures? How can objects help construct and display identity? These

Key Stage 3

The following taught sessions are offered for KS3 students: Museum of Me (60 minutes) What is the role of museums in society? How should museums use objects to represent other cultures? How do objects help construct and display identity? These

Key Stage 2

The following taught sessions are offered for KS2 students: *NEW FOR 2018 -19* Postcard to the Pacific (90 minutes) How did the objects at MAA get all the way to Cambridge? Who brought them here and why? What’s the point

Visiting with an Autistic child

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) actively encourages all visitors to the Museum, including people on the autistic spectrum. We have prepared the following information to help you plan for your visit. We hope that it will help to

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Carved Belts & Fibre Skirts of Papua New Guinea
Spotlight Gallery

An exhibition focused on the material culture of the southeast coast of Papua New Guinea.

Another India: Drop-In

Tuesday 24th October 2017 11:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday 25th October 2017 11:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday 26th October 2017 11:00am – 4:00pm
Friday 27th October 11:00am – 4:00pm

Drop-in crafts and activities based on our special exhibition Another India.

India Unboxed Family Festival

Saturday 29th of July
10:30am – 4pm

Join the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology for a day-long family festival both inside and outside the Museum this summer.

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